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APEGA Geoscientist Says No to James Cameron

October 12, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Over the past two decades, Paul Bauman, P.Eng., P.Geoph., has volunteered on about 20 archeological projects around the world. He’s been featured in documentaries, including National Geographic’s Finding Atlantis, and…

A Big Thank You for 27 Years of APEGA Volunteer Service

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

The new Chair of APEGA’s Board of Examiners (BOE) has some mighty big shoes to fill, now that one of APEGA’s longest serving volunteers has retired from the position. Dr.…

Water Safety: A Failure to Learn From Past Lessons

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

When you use them all, a lot of post-nominal letters follow the name of APEGA President Steve E. Hrudey, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.), FCAE, FSRA, FSRC, IWAF, PhD, DSc (Eng).…

Longtime Commitment to Earth Science Earns Geologist Prestigious Medal

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Brian Jones, P.Geol., heads south in October to spend some time in the beautiful Cayman Islands — but not for a holiday. He’ll be attending Geology Week, volunteering his time…

Meet The Canadian Academy of Engineering's Latest Inductees

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) are among Canada’s most distinguished and experienced engineers, providing strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. In June, the academy…

APEGA Members Named to List of Alberta's Top Influencers

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

The latest list of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People in 2016 — so named by Alberta Venture magazine — is called a round-up of “Albertans from every walk of life…

Two Universities, Two Honours

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Dr. Norbert Morgenstern, CM, P.Eng., FCAE, says Zhejiang University deeply respects the University of Alberta Geotechnical Engineering Centre, which it demonstrated by naming him an Honorary Professor. Dr. Norbert Morgenstern, CM,…

Ice Rink of Dreams

October 11, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Pile by pile. Beam by beam. Steel panel by steel panel.Over the past 30 months, Edmontonians watched with anticipation — and even awe — as a shiny new downtown arena…

APEGA Stories Reach Summit of Success

October 7, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

They’re inventors, they’re Innovators, they’re influencers — and they’re also recipients of APEGA’s 2016 Summit Awards. If you haven’t heard about them yet, here’s your chance to find out more…

2016 APEGA Salary Survey Released

September 30, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Our 2016 Value of Professional Services is available now — the result of the highest level of employer participation since APEGA began conducting the annual salary survey.In the spring, 177 employers provided us with…

Research Measures Temperature of Geological Faults

September 20, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

How do you take the temperature of a geological fault? And why would you want to? Recent research in Japan provides insights.For nearly a year, researchers from Texas A&M University…

Refinery will be Carbon Capture First

September 16, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

It will be Canada’s first new refinery in more than three decades – and it will also be the first with an integrated carbon capture and storage system. The Sturgeon…

Bend it Like Concrete: Engineers Develop Flexible Concrete

September 13, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Talk about a concrete solution to reducing the cost of road maintenance. Researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University have invented a new type of concrete that is bendable, yet stronger…

Smart Windows Could Save You Money

September 13, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Engineering expertise is making windows smarter than ever. Take, for example, a new flexible, electrochromic material developed by chemical engineers at the University of Texas in Austin.University researchers say the material, which controls solar heat…

Could Fire Tornados Help Clean Up Oil Spills?

September 13, 2016 | 0 shares | tags:

Mention tornados and most people think of their destructive force. Engineers at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering, however, are working on an innovative way to harness that…